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Drug cheats given Olympic green light

The British Olympic Association (BOA) has lost a court ruling that could lead to several high-profile athletes – previously banned for doping offenses – competing at London 2012. The Court for Arbitration in Sport (CAS), a body based in Switzerland that adjudicates on grievances within the sporting world, ruled that […]

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Business

Tips To Take Your Business Idea To The Next Level

In today’s competitive and diverse business environment, one of the most important things in building up growth, stability and profitability, is being able to retain your customers and keeping them satisfied. This can be accomplished by understanding and effectively responding to consumer’s needs. Understanding consumer behavior will allow you to […]

Business

IMF Says Caribbean Economies To Grow In 2012 And 2013

Caribbean economies are expected to grow in this year and next year, according to the Washington-based International Monetary Fund (IMF). It says Latin America and the Caribbean is “on a glide path to steady growth” as the global economy picks up pace. But the financial institution is warning that “dangers remain.” […]

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Mexico-US Immigration Down After 40 Years Of Growth

The rate of Mexican immigration to the US has stalled or maybe even gone into reverse, an analysis shows, ending a four-decade-long trend. A Pew Hispanic Center study shows immigration began to slow five years ago and may have reversed by 2010. Economic factors, increased border control, and lower Mexican […]

Ice Cream Headaches May Offer Clues To Migraines
Health

Ice Cream Headaches May Offer Clues To Migraines

That “brain freeze” headache you experience when eating ice cream or other cold foods may be caused by a sudden change in brain blood flow, researchers report. What’s more, the new research might point to targets to treat other, more troubling forms of headache such as migraine, the U.S. team […]

Editorial

Editorial

Belize started off with two gangs, the Crips and the Bloods, some 30 years ago. They have since grown to more than a dozen. The functioning gangs in the city include (in alphabetical order) the Back-a-Town Gang, the George Street Gang, the Gill Street Bloods, the Ghost Town Crips, the […]

Ariel Rosado Ride Raises Scholarship Funds
Sports

Ariel Rosado Ride Raises Scholarship Funds

The Ariel Rosado Memorial Education Foundation is holding its first bicycle ride from Santa Elena-San Ignacio to Belize City via the Boom By-pass with a stop in Belmopan City on Saturday, April 28. Cyclist and attorney Ariel Rosado’s life was tragically cut short by a traffic accident on May 15 […]

Features

Another Truce?

Neri Briceno I cannot see where Aaron Levenstein’s quote ‘Statistics are like a bikini. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital’ would be more appropriate, than when the minister responsible for the police would say that violent crime is down. The fact that may be the […]

Three Police Bullets Kill Arthur Young
Crime / FrontPage

Three Police Bullets Kill Arthur Young

A postmortem examination of the body of Arthur Young, 37, the notorious leader of the Taylor’s Alley Gang, on Wednesday, April 25th, concluded that Young died from internal and external bleeding. Police pathologist, Dr. Mario Estrada Bran, confirmed that Young was shot three times in his chest. Dr. Estrada Bran […]